The B.F.A. in film and media arts is a dual admit program: in order to be considered for the B.F.A. in film and media arts, a student must submit a portfolio of film/video work prior to matriculation. The portfolio will be reviewed by a faculty committee to determine acceptance into the B.F.A. program. Upon matriculation, a dually admitted student must complete FILM 1304 and FILM 2354 with a cumulative 2.700 or better GPA in order to declare the B.F.A. To be considered for acceptance into the B.F.A. program while in attendance at SMU, students must have completed FILM 1304 and FILM 2354 with a cumulative 2.700 or better GPA, and must submit a portfolio. Students transferring from other universities must submit a portfolio and must have completed courses equivilent to FILM 1304 and FILM 2354, and obtained the equivalent GPA in those courses, before they can declare the major.